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Universal Orlando Tests Metal Detectors At Roller Coasters

In what may be a world’s first, Universal Orlando started a test where guests went through metal detectors before entering the queue for Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit on March 25, 2015.  While the test only lasted a few hours in the morning, it looks like the resort wants to make this permanent on Rockit and the Hulk coaster at

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The Islands of Adventure That Never Was Part 1: The Bat Wing

After Universal Studios Florida opened in 1990 and became a worthy contender to compete in the theme park capital of the world, a small task force was put together to expand the property. The plan was to build a second gate along with hotels and a central shopping and dining complex. As early as 1991,

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